FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Producer and PISF Expert Kamil Przełęcki

WARSAW: Polish film and television producer, and PISF expert Kamil Przełęcki, talks to FNE about the realities of the Polish film production market recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
24-11-2021

Lithuanian Troll Farm Wins TV Beats Forum

TALLINN: The Lithuanian project Troll Farm is the winner of the first edition of the co-financing market TV Beats Forum at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place 19 – 26…
24-11-2021

Kids Kino Lab Announces Projects Selected for 2022 Edition

WARSAW: The 2022 edition of Kids Kino Lab has selected 22 projects for the 7th edition of its script development workshop.
24-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Exhibition: Polish Box Office Buoyant

WARSAW: The Polish box office is currently noting an increase in attendance figures and revenue despite the fourth wave of COVID-19, giving distributors hope of further recovery in 2022.
23-11-2021

OBITUARY: Croatian Producer Darija Kulenović Gudan

ZAGREB: Film producer and co-founder of the Croatian production company Studio DIM Darija Kulenović Gudan passed away at the age of 49 in Zagreb. She had been ill for several…
23-11-2021

Yianna Americanou’s Cypriot/Greek Debut Feature Dog Picked Up by Urban Distribution International

NICOSIA: The Paris-based sales agent Urban Distribution International has acquired the rights to Yianna Americanou’s first feature film Dog. This Cypriot/Greek coproduction had its world premiere in the Meet the…
23-11-2021

FESTIVALS: POFF Shorts 2021 Announces Winners

TALLINN: POFF Shorts, which operates under the umbrella of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, running 12 – 28 November 2021, awarded the best live action short prize to the…
23-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A on Hungarian Distribution with Mozinet’s Bálint Szalóky

BUDAPEST: Bálint Szalóky is the head of PR at Mozinet, one of the leading art film distributors in Hungary. He talks to FNE about the recovery of distribution in Hungary…
22-11-2021

BOX OFFICE: Serbian South Wind 2 – Speed Up Tops Box Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: South Wind 2 – Speed Up / Južni vetar 2 – Ubrzanje directed by Miloš Avramović topped the 11 – 14 November 2021 weekend chart in Bosnia and Herzegovina,…
22-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Great Freedom Takes Top Award at 2021 Zagreb Film Festival

ZAGREB: The Golden Pram for best feature film went to the Austrian/German film Great Freedom by Sebastian Meise at the closing ceremony of the Zagreb Film Festival on 20 November…
22-11-2021

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Panah Panahi's Hit The Road Wins Kingfisher Award

LJUBLJANA: The Iranian road film Hit the Road directed by Panah Panahi, the son of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi, won the Kingfisher Award for the best film at the 32nd…
22-11-2021

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021: Robbie Ryan Wins Twice in Toruń

TORUŃ: The American drama C'mon C'mon directed by Mike Mills and lensed by Robbie Ryan won the Golden Frog Prize in the EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021 Main Competition, as well as the…
22-11-2021

Hungarian Project Elephant Wins Tallinn MIDPOINT TV Launch Prize

TALLINN: The Hungarian TV series project Elephant from writer David Csicskar and producer Balazs Zachar won the HBO Europe award of 5,000 EUR at MIDPOINT TV Launch, held as part…
22-11-2021

The Legend of Ochi Shooting in Romania With Willem Dafoe and Emily Watson

BUCHAREST: The American animated fantasy adventure film The Legend of Ochi directed by Isaiah Saxon and starring Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson, Finn Wolfhard and Helena Zengel is currently shooting in…
19-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR2021: Oksana Sarkisova Director of Verzió Film Festival

BUDAPEST: FNE spoke to Oksana Sarkisova, Director of Hungary’s Verzió Film Festival, which took place with screenings in Budapest 9-14 November in cinemas, and with its Industry section online 15-21…
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GRANTS: Slovak Audiovisual Fund Approves Increased Support for 2022

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Audiovisual Fund approved on 9 November 2021 the 2022 funding of 8 m EUR, and announced its first call for support for student productions and film education,…
19-11-2021

Slovak Film Week Announces 2021 Lineup

BRATISLAVA: The 7th Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic film production, will take place in Bratislava from 29 November to 5 December 2021. The main programme will screen…
19-11-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 18.11.2021

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
19-11-2021

Slovenia Supports Female Directors

LJUBLJANA: Twenty years after the first films directed by women in Slovenia, “women are increasingly represented in a more balanced manner, especially as directors of debut films, TV films, short…
19-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Online Ji.hlava IDFF 2021 Increases Audience Numbers

JIHLAVA: The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival has announced that two-thirds of the audience of its hybrid 2021 edition were online viewers. The festival presented its physical edition 25 –…
19-11-2021